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Sweet Potato Souffle

Sweet Potato Souffle

 

Sweet Potato Souffle

Sweet and flavorful dish to complement Thanksgiving, Christmas or Easter dinner.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Resting Time 10 mins
Course Dessert, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 2 lbs Sweet potato
  • 3 tbsp melted coconut oil substitute oil with butter, Earth Balance or ghee
  • 1 cup apple sauce unsweetened
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup pecans chopped
  • 1 dash salt, cinnamon/sugar optional topping

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Wrap sweet potatoes in aluminum foil or place in greased covered baking dish and bake in preheated oven until soft (about 1-1.5 hours). You can also cook them in a slow cooker, in the microwave or boil them!
  • Remove from oven, cut in half and let cool.
  • Remove skins and set sweet potatoes aside.
  • Reduce oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Add apple sauce and sweet potatoes to your blender (Vitamix) and blend until smooth
  • Add melted coconut oil (butter/earth balance/ghee), cinnamon, salt and nutmeg and blend until combined.
  • Transfer to a 9” baking dish and sprinkle the top with pecans and optional topping
  • Bake at 375 for 25-30 minutes until potatoes begin to slightly bubble and toping is lightly browned.
  • Let cool for 10 minutes before serving.